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   Simpson, Chenevey. New. (CC)  

    September 14, 2012
    4:30 - 5:00am EDT  

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people. >> love those promos. best promos ever. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> and straight ahead, big developments in the search for those behind an attack that killed four americans at the u.s. embassy in libya. good morning washington. tds friday, september 14. i'm cynne simpson. >> let's get a check on the forecast. >> good morning. it is friday and we're looking at mainly clear skies but some clouds rolling in mainly this afternoon all part of a cold front, a weak cold front that will bring up the chance for a few sprinkles. 65 at reagan national airport. about 10 degrees cooler at dulles. 52 in manassas.
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michigan, indiana, yill, this is the cold front that is going move our way later on today. here is our futurecast. daytime highs hover around the 80-degree mark. chances for some sprinkles yet another cooldown in the extended outoutlook. first, a check of traffic. >> there are a few work zones that are still active. the good news is on the interloop, we're already cleared. all lanes are open and we're in the processoring up the cones on the outer loop lane. we're up to four lanes now. overnight construction gone but of course we still have that new traffic pat western one lane to the left. if you're traveling in virginia now, no report of troubles for the most part, especially for
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folks making the drive on i-395. seminary a very nice ride north and southbound as you drive between 14th street bridge and springfield. >> four people now arrested in connection with the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. the attack killed four americans, one an ambassador. >> the department of homeland security warned things could still get worse. >> two u.s. diplomats and two state department securities were killed in the four home run houf siege on the consulate in benghazi tuesday. it was in protest of a movie that ridiculed islam and its prophet muhammad. it was one of several protests across the region. some say they used the protests as a diversion. the protests have grown with
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people taking to the streets in about a dozen nations. in iraq, hundreds of people marched in baghdad thursday chanting america is the enemy of the people. egypt says at least 13 civilians and six police officers were hurt thursday in the protests outside the u.s. embassy in cairo. in yemen demonstrators breached a security wall at the u.s. embassy. secretary of state hillary clinton is condemning the violence and the film clip that inspired it. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to provoke rage. there is no justification. none at all. for responding to this video with violence. >> now of course you can count
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on the "good morning washington" team to bring you all the latest developments from overseas as they happen. you can look for updates on wjla.com and facebook and our twitter pages. >> khalifi pleaded guilty in june. undercover before he was arrested in february he showed up at the capital wearing a vest that the agents filled with explosives. >> two sheriffs deputies scheduled to be sentence. george phillips faces up to life in prison after robbing banks and businesses and kidnapping a woman. in 2010 he pleaded guilty to shooting and wounding two
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deputies. he is also suspected of killing a patient at a state psychiatric hospital. >> this afternoon, they will hold a memorial of the junior shot to death as he walked to school tuesday morning. it comes on the heels of an emotional vigil. >> heart wrenching sobs pierced through songs. a candlelight vigil was at times too much to honor -- to bear. >> they remembered him as the man with the megawatt smile. he was a member of the track team and a member of rotc. killed in cold blood. >> they still don't believe it has even happened to him. >> nobody deserves to die like
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that walking to school. >> she walked with him almost every day. she said it was just by chance she left early that day. >> everybody knew it had to be him. >> prince george's county police have no suspects. no motive. at this point no idea how a kid with a promising future became the latest cause for a candlelight vigil. >> he was a great kid. >> you're looking at a sign that prince georges county police have put up just steps from the crime scene. they are offering a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest or conviction in this case. they have added extra patrols both in the morning and in the afternoon all along the route that students walk to and from school. >> thank you. a private burial planned for
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today for the first man to walk on the moon. neil armstrong is going to be buried at sea. this comes after more than 1,000 people gathered at the arlington national cathedral in order to honor his memory. a speech by the last man to walk on the moon. >> farewell my friend. you have left us far too soon, but we want you to know we do cherish the time we have had and shared together. god bless you, neil. >> the 82-year-old armstrong died last month after complications from heart surgery. nintendo revealing its latest game consul. it is the wii you. >> why it is better to want a house.
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linda? >> yes. certainly a big day on wall street yesterday. stock index futures indicating more gains for the major market averages. we did see gains yesterday. the fed completed a two-day meeting and they said they would increase purchases of mortgage-backed bonds. the fed was under considerable pressure to take action this week. the s&p 500 soared to the highest level in four years. meantime if, you're getting tired of your cramp apartment, here is something to consider. it is now 43% cheaper to own a home in the d.c. area than to rent if you secure a low mortgage rate, itemize your taxes and stay in the home for seven years. you mentioned nintendo. this is an toast boost sagging sales. it is the company's first new
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consul since 2006. it has beefed up entertainment features including a free tv service. the price tag starts at $300. wal-mart is out with its list of toys it thinks your kids will want from santa this year. more on saving on gas in the next hour. i'm linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thanks so much, linda. we'll see you again shortly. 4:39 is the time. much more to come. >> the air vase back underway in reno now. >> those who stepped up to
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>> welcome back. it is 4:42. >> let's check in on our forecast for this friday. >> not so bad out there. clear skies right now. nice look at the washington memorial. temperatures in the 60's downtown. 65 now at reagan national airport. head out to dulles. 52 in martinsburg. satellite and radar quiet and dry for us right now. high pressure overhead. that is going to remain for another couple of hours. this cold front will have the potential to bring us some scattered showers. not expecting much and this will happen later tonight into early
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tomorrow morning. highs today around 80. those are the showers that pushed into western maryland. as we move through the overnight hours tomorrow, the skies finally begin to clear. highs will be in the mid to upper 70's. here is our forecast. the breakdown. look for a little bit of patchy morning fog. temperatures generally in the upper 70's to lower 80's. nighttime lows 50's to 60's. temperatures 74-79 tomorrow. >> good morning. good morning, washington. it is quiet so far for the start. if you're heading out in the next few minutes, it should be a hassle-free drive for you. let's start out in montgomery, county. 270 an easy trip for you from clarksburg to the spur. once you reach the belt way, you should be in pretty good shape for the most part. heading into virginia, look at
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i-66. noed troubles for you as well. traffic on the belt way. between 66 and routed 50rks one right lane gets you by. >> thanks so much 37894:44 now. 61 degrees. coming up, a lovely tribute for those who ran into arm's way at an air show crash.
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>> checking our top stories at 4:47, the u.s. bracing for more demonstrations as embassies across the middle east continue to see violence. there have been violent protests over an anti-islam field in egypt and yemen. they were caught off guard by the ferocity of the attacks. a prince george's county high
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school paying tribute to a student today. 18-year-old marckel ross shot and killed tuesday as he walked to school tuesday in capital heights. police are still searching for the gunman and motive in that case. neil armstrong will be buried at sea. he died last month after heart surgery. he was 82. steve? >> the air vase underway now but with a much different tone than in years past. that is due to to the horrific accident last year that killed a pilot and 10 spectators. >> firefighters, nurses, police officers. just some of the first responders last september when the unthinkable happened. it was september 16 when jimmy
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leewood lost o control of his plane and it slammed into the box at the grandstand killing the pilot and 10 others and more than 70 others were injured. >> this was miraculous. i don't think there is any place else that could have done the fine job that our folks did. a 40-minute ceremony a tribute to those heroes, many who fought to have air races continue despite the tragedy. but this year, the races are especially emotional. >> every year, the event is like a reunion. everyone comes together. this year has a special meaning. we're missing some of our friends. >> that somber tone echoed in the ceremony. >> i couldn't bring myself to go on the tarmac. i i had to give myself a day before i could come out here. >> for julie morgan, this was
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almost too much. >> a little emotional. a little nerve wracking. >> but this fly-over actually comforted her as she looked out into the stands and stood among her colleagues. >> just be around people we were with last year. it is a very healthy healing sort of activity. >> a separate memorial will be planned this sunday. that would the one-year anniversary of that crash. >> the 2009 fort hood shooting ram spage the focus of a hearing today. improving our ability to connect the dots. accused of killing 13 people and wounding 42 others. her tos say there were numerous clues that he was a home grown al qaeda terrorist. they are trying to determine why those clues were ignored. >> a new program to fight sexual
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assault and domestic violence on college campuseses. the message men can stop rape. that comes after a high profile attacks. >> 4:51 is your time. 61 degrees . next, some changes in the weather. >> the boss is headed this way too. springsteen in d.c. too. he may want to send a thank you note to the president. the connectio
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>> a look outside at our capital building. quiet and dry. a good deal of sunshine expected after 6:30. you will definitely need your sunglasses as clouds will start to increase as they move through the afternoon hours. gaithersburg dulles and manassas 54 degrees. just off to the north and west of us, a cold front, that's what will move through later tonight bringing the chance for a stray sprinkle and isolated shower to the west of d.c.. really not a lot to this system as it moves our way. a little bit of patchy fog then
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skies turn partly cloudy. a few sprinkles for tonight. mid 50's to middle 60's. tomorrow not bad. at once frontal system clears, daytime highs, 74-79 degrees. jackie is coming up during the 5:00 hour but first a check on traffic. here is angela. >> thank you. we have not found any major trouble spots for you. still looking at a pretty nice ride around the capital belt way. traffic cones are gone at 201. inner loop and outer loop moving well. southbound lanes open on the parkway. another live look at the belt way and we'll see things are moving quite well her. traveling in virginia as you leave the springfield interchange, you should be ok with no reported trouble spots
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on the inner loop making your way through the anen dale region. your traffic accident is moving freely crossing the woodrow wilson bridge and continuing to route 5. >> 4:56 now. another well known college marching band dealing with hazing allegations. >> north carolina university's marching sound machine. >> they said the entire drum line has been suspended from the band as it investigated accusation of hazing. band members say they didn't do anything wrong. >> they have been trying get the drum line for years. nothing goes on. we come to practice. we march. we leave. >> no hazing? >> none. >> well, the band majors are not suspended from school. officials will not say how long this investigation is going to take.
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florida president used to be at north carolina. he resigned. drum major robert champion was beaten to death during a hazing ritual last november. >> bruce springsteen and the e street band performing tonight. some tickets still available online. springsteen's song "we take care of our own" was played after president obama's speech at the national convention. sales of that song have surged more than 400%. >> still ahead on "good morning washington". >> police making change
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